WordPress Developer

Detroit, Michigan | Freelance | Job ID #44513 |
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Our Detroit digital agency client needs an onsite freelance WordPress Web Developer.

Main responsibilities of this role would be to implement key landing pages (12-18) to front and back-end site including but not limited to: software updates, plug in updates, testing updated content to ensure it doesn’t negatively impact the pages and trouble shoot as needed.

About you:

  • 5+ years of experience developing WordPress themes with an eye for detail
  • Ideally you can code in HTML/CSS. JavaScript, JQuery is a must!
  • Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite
  • A portfolio or links of WordPress sites you have managed and developed in past
  • If you are a self-starter who can begin working immediately have proven skills and work as a WordPress Developer, then please apply right now with your resume + samples!!


  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality
  • Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development

Must be comfortable with some or all of the following programs below:

  • PHP
  • Gulp
  • Webpack
  • JavaScript
  • Sass
  • ACF
  • GIT


  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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